internally displaced people
In South Sudan, peace seemed like a lost dream after conflict erupted in December 2013.
In South Sudan, peace seemed like a lost dream after conflict erupted in December 2013. But many are trying to keep hope alive.
A year after the fighting started in South Sudan the country remains in a severe food crisis with up to 2.5m people estimated to be at risk of hunger if the conflict continues, Oxfam warned today.
Agencies fear recent improvements will be wiped out as the number of severely hungry people will rise by one million in first three months of 2015.
The sheer scale of the crisis in Syria demands specific and increased commitments from the international community to help alleviate the suffering.
International agency Oxfam called today for a massive and rapid global surge in the aid effort to help millions of people at acute risk of hunger and disease in South Sudan saying that the crisis has reached a ‘now or never moment’ to avoid catastrophic levels of hunger and suffering.
International aid agency Oxfam warned that the recent military gains by the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s army (FARDC) against the M23 group does not mean an end to the bloody conflict
With temperatures set to soar up to 104ºF (40˚C) in the coming weeks, international agency Oxfam has warned that the warmer weather will increase health-related risks for Syrian refugees.
In reaction to today’s international donors’ conference for the reconstruction of Mali [May 15, 2013], in Brussels, Marietou Diaby, Oxfam’s Country Director, said: